Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash involving pedestrian

FASHION VALLEY (KUSI) – A 56-year-old motorcyclist was hospitalized this morning with serious injuries sustained in a crash involving a pedestrian in the Grantville area of San Diego.

The motorcyclist was traveling eastbound in the 10100 block of Friars Road at 12:15 a.m. when a pedestrian walked in front of him and was struck by the motorcycle, according to Officer Tony Martinez of the San Diego Police Department.

The impact redirected the motorcycle toward the curb on the south side of the street, where the motorcyclist crashed into a street light pole, Martinez said.

The rider sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital. The pedestrian fled the scene, Martinez said.

Anyone with information about this crash was asked to call SDPD Traffic Division at 858-495-7800. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Categories: Traffic & Accidents